Encyclopedia of Needlework

Encyclopedia of Needlework

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"[...] Sewing on buttons (figs. 31 and 32).-To sew linen, or webbed buttons on to underclothing, fasten in your thread with a stitch or two, at the place where the button is to be; bring the needle out through the middle of the button, and make eight stitches, diverging from the centre like a star, and if you like, encircle them by a row of stitching, as in fig. 32. This done, bring the needle out between the stuff and the button, and twist the cotton six or seven times round it, then push the needle through to the wrong side, and fasten off. FIG. 31. SEWING ON LINEN BUTTONS. Fig. 31. Sewing on linen buttons. FIG. 32. SEWING ON WEBBED BUTTONS. Fig. 32. Sewing on webbed buttons. Binding slits (figs. 33, 34, 35, 36).-Nothing is more apt to tear than a slit whether it be hemmed or[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 406 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 18.54mm | 553.38g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507672683
  • 9781507672686

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